The 2017 James Beard Awards Gala will be held in Chicago at the Lyric Opera this May. Several San Francisco and Bay Area chefs are nominees for these prestigious awards. The following chefs and restaurants are 2017 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Award nominees:
In Situ, San Francisco // Best New Restaurant // See our unusual visit here.
Tartine Manufactory, San Francisco // Best New Restaurant // Get the new cookbook here.
Belinda Leong and Michel Suas, B. Patisserie, San Francisco // Outstanding Baker // We love their Kouign-amanns!
Bar Agricole, San Francisco // Outstanding Bar Program
David Kinch, Manresa, Los Gatos, CA // Outstanding Chef // Get the cookbook here.
Christopher Kostow, The Restaurant at Meadowood, St. Helena, CA // Outstanding Chef //See the cookbook here.
Quince, San Francisco // Outstanding Restaurant // See our pasta class with Chef Michael Tusk.
Terra, St. Helena, CA // Outstanding Service
Corey Lee, Benu, San Francisco // Outstanding Wine Program & Best Chef: West (CA, HI, NV) // Get the cookbook here.
Miljenko Grgich, Grgich Hills Estate, Rutherford, CA // Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional // He's recently released his new autobiography. Also check out our visit to his famous fall stomp party.
You can read the full list of nominees here.